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Project Details
Work Type Widening
Phase Construction
Limits From west of SR 39A (Paul Buchman Highway) to east of Park Road
Project Start November 2018
Length 2 miles
City
County
Road
Construction Cost $23.2 million
Estimated Completion Summer 2021
Contractor D.A.B. Constructors, Inc.
About

This project is widenening CR 580 (Sam Allen Road) from west of SR 39A (Paul Buchman Highway) to east of Park Road in Plant City. 

The current two-lane rural road will be widened to a four-lane divided roadway with a raised median, curb and gutter, sidewalks, bicycle lanes, underground drainage pipes, and off-site ponds.   

Construction is anticipated to finish in the summer of 2021.

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Contact Information
Construction Manager
Tyler Matthews
813-975-3560
Tyler.Matthews@dot.state.fl.us
Media Contact
John McShaffrey
813-975-6930
John.mcshaffrey@dot.state.fl.us
Lane Closures
  • CR 580 (Sam Allen Road) from east of Paul Buchman Highway (SR 39A) to Wilder Road
    Lane closures with flagging operations: Monday, January 27 through Saturday, February 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • CR 580 (Sam Allen Road) from east of Paul Buchman Highway (SR 39A) to Park Road
    Lane closures with flagging operations: Thursday, January 23 through Saturday, January 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Project Files
Project Images
The Sam Allen Road / Paul Buchman Highway intersection on the morning of January 17, 2020 after reopening to traffic the night before.
The Sam Allen Road / Paul Buchman Highway intersection on the morning of January 17, 2020 after reopening to traffic the night before.
The Sam Allen Road / Paul Buchman Highway intersection on the morning of January 17, 2020 after reopening to traffic the night before.
The Sam Allen Road / Paul Buchman Highway intersection on the morning of January 17, 2020 after reopening to traffic the night before.
The Sam Allen Road / Paul Buchman Highway intersection on the morning of January 17, 2020 after reopening to traffic the night before.
The Sam Allen Road / Paul Buchman Highway intersection on the morning of January 17, 2020 after reopening to traffic the night before.
The Sam Allen Road / Paul Buchman Highway intersection on the morning of January 17, 2020 after reopening to traffic the night before.
These barricades will be gone when the Sam Allen Road / Buchman Highway intersection reopens to traffic on January 17
A train passes over Sam Allen Road on January 16 as crews work to prepare the intersection to reopen to traffic
The Sam Allen Road / Buchman Highway intersection intersection is swept on January 16 in preparation for opening it to traffic on January 17
The rebuilt Sam Allen Road / Buchman Highway intersection is open ready to open to traffic
The widened Sam Allen Road corridor is starting to take shape in this January 2020 photo
Paving the reconstructed intersection of Sam Allen Road and Buchman Highway in preparation to reopen the roadways in January 2020
Crews work on the closed intersection of Sam Allen Road and Paul Buchman Highway (November 2019 photo)
Roadway work along Sam Allen Road (November 2019 photo)
Crews construct a wall along Sam Allen Road in November 2019
Detour Map for Closure of Sam Allen Road and Paul Buchman Highway
Aerial view of Sam Allen Road construction (June 2019 photo)